Caroline Emilia Mary Herschel1

F, #24711, b. 1830, d. 29 January 1909
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
     Caroline Emilia Mary Herschel was born in 1830.2 She was the daughter of Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt. and Lady Margaret Brodie Stewart.1,2 She married General Hon. Sir Alexander Hamilton-Gordon, son of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Harriet Douglas, on 9 December 1852 at St. James's Church, Piccadilly, London, England.1,3 She died on 29 January 1909.1
      Her married name became Hamilton-Gordon. She was invested as a Lady, Royal Order of Victoria and Albert (V.A.).1

Children of Caroline Emilia Mary Herschel and General Hon. Sir Alexander Hamilton-Gordon

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S2090] J. Germany, "re: Herschel Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 22 January 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Herschel Family."
  3. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 96. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore1

M, #24712, b. 26 November 1829, d. 30 January 1912
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore was born on 26 November 1829 at Argyll House, Great Argyll Street, St. James's, London, England.1 He was the son of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Harriet Douglas.1 He married Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre, daughter of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre and Rachel Emily Wright, on 20 September 1865 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England.1 He died on 30 January 1912 at age 82 at 47 Cadogan Place, Chelsea, London, England.1 He was buried on 2 February 1912 at All Souls', South Ascot.1 His will was probated in March 1912, at £142,279 gross, £130,629 net.1
     He was educated privately.1 He matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1847.1 He held the office of President of the Union Society of Cambridge in 1849.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1851 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He held the office of Assistant Private Secretary to the Prime Minister between 1852 and 1855, his father.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Beverley between 1854 and 1857.1 He was Secretary to Mr. Gladstone, when on his mission to the Ionian Islands in 1858.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the service of the 2nd Aberdeen R.V.1 He was invested as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) on 28 April 1859.1 He held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick between 1861 and 1866.1 He wrote the book Wilderness Journeys in New Brunswick, published 1864.1 He held the office of Governor of Trinidad between 1866 and 1870.1 He held the office of Governor of Mauritius between 1871 and 1874.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) on 18 February 1871.1 He held the office of Governor of Fiji between 1875 and 1880, the first appointed.1 He held the office of High Commissioner and Consul General for the Western Pacific between 1877 and 1880.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) on 6 February 1878.1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 18 June 1879 with a honorary Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.).1 He held the office of Governor-General of New Zealand between 1880 and 1882.1 He held the office of Governor of Ceylon between 1883 and 1890.1 He wrote the book The Earl of Aberdeen, published 1893, a biography of his father.1 He was created 1st Baron Stanmore, of Great Stanmore, co. Middlesex [U.K.] on 21 August 1893.1 He wrote the book Fiji. Records of Private and Public Life, published between 1897 and 1912, in 4 volumes.1 He wrote the book Sidney Herbert, Lord Herbert of Lea. A Memoir, published 1906.1 He was invested as a Knight of Justice, Order of St. John of Jerusalem (K.J.St.J.) in 1910.1
     According to The Times, "he was, in fact, a 'strong' Governor in the best sense of the word, and was equally successful in dealing with doubts and delays of the Colonial Office and the narrow views and impatience of restraint that too often charaterized Colonial Ministries and bureaucracies."1 The Earl of Selborne writes, "he had excellent natural abilities, very well cultivated, and a strong desire to use them for good; a mind superior to conventions and prejudices; and great warmth of heart, restrained from generally demonstrative by a sensitive temperament and fastidious taste."1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.2
     

Children of Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore and Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S24] Claudia Orange, editor, The Dictionary of New Zealand Biography: Volume Two, 1870-1900 (Wellington, New Zealand: Bridget Williams Books and Department of Internal Affairs, 1993), page 172-174. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of N.Z. Biography: Volume Two.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre1

F, #24713, d. 26 January 1889
Last Edited=10 Apr 2008
     Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre was the daughter of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre and Rachel Emily Wright.1 She married Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore, son of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Harriet Douglas, on 20 September 1865 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Covent Garden, London, England.1 She died on 26 January 1889 at Malta.1
      Her married name became Hamilton-Gordon.

Children of Rachel Emily Shaw-Lefevre and Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre1

M, #24714, b. 24 January 1797, d. 20 August 1879
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre was born on 24 January 1797.2 He was the son of Charles Shaw-Lefevre and Helena Lefevre.2 He married Rachel Emily Wright, daughter of Ichabod Wright and Harriet Maria Day, on 29 December 1824.2 He died on 20 August 1879 at age 82.2
     He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 He was admitted to Inner Temple entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.2 He held the office of Bencher of the Inner Temple.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Petersfield between 1832 and 1834.2 He held the office of Under-Secretary for the Colonies between 1833 and 1834.2 He held the office of Poor Law Commissioner between 1834 and 1841.2 He held the office of Clerk of the Parliaments between 1856 and 1875.2 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).3 He had four other daughters.2

Children of Sir John George Shaw-Lefevre and Rachel Emily Wright

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 119. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1939. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Hon. Frances Hamilton-Gordon1

F, #24715, b. 1819, d. 20 April 1834
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Hon. Frances Hamilton-Gordon was born in 1819.2 She was the daughter of George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen and Harriet Douglas.1 She died on 20 April 1834 at Argyll House, Great Argyll Street, Westminster, London, England, unmarried.1,2

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 96. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.


George Hamilton-Gordon, 6th Earl of Aberdeen1

M, #24716, b. 10 December 1841, d. 27 January 1870
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     George Hamilton-Gordon, 6th Earl of Aberdeen was born on 10 December 1841 at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was the son of George John James Hamilton-Gordon, 5th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Baillie.1 He died on 27 January 1870 at age 28, accidentally drowned while serving on the ship Hera on a voyage from Boston to Melbourne, unmarried.1
     He was styled as Lord Haddo between 1860 and 1864.1 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen, co. Aberdeen [U.K., 1814] on 22 March 1864. He succeeded to the title of 8th Baronet Gordon, of Haddo, co. Aberdeen [S., 1642] on 22 March 1864. He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Aberdeen [S., 1682] on 22 March 1864.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Haddo, Methlick, Tarves and Kellie [S., 1682] on 22 March 1864. He succeeded to the title of 6th Viscount of Formartine [S., 1682] on 22 March 1864.

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Hon. James Henry Hamilton-Gordon1

M, #24717, b. 11 October 1845, d. 12 February 1868
Last Edited=24 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Hon. James Henry Hamilton-Gordon was born on 11 October 1845 at Ranger's House, Blackheath, London, England.1,2 He was the son of George John James Hamilton-Gordon, 5th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Baillie.1 He died on 12 February 1868 at age 22 at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, killed by the accidental discharge of his gun, unmarried.1
     He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 1. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 96. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.

John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair1

M, #24718, b. 3 August 1847, d. 7 March 1934
Last Edited=21 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair 2
     John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair was born on 3 August 1847 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.3 He was the son of George John James Hamilton-Gordon, 5th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Baillie.1 He married Dame Isabel Maria Marjoribanks, daughter of Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, 1st Baron Tweedmouth of Edington and Isabella Hogg, on 7 November 1877 at St. George's Church, St. George Street, Hanover Square, London, England.3 He died on 7 March 1934 at age 86.4 He was buried on 12 March 1934.4
     He succeeded to the title of 9th Baronet Gordon [S., 1642] on 27 January 1870. He succeeded to the title of 4th Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen, co. Aberdeen [U.K., 1814] on 27 January 1870. He succeeded to the title of 7th Earl of Aberdeen [S., 1682] on 27 January 1870.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount of Formartine [S., 1682] on 27 January 1870. He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Haddo, Methlick, Tarves and Kellie [S., 1682] on 27 January 1870. He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1871 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).3 He graduated from University College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1875 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire in 1880.3 He held the office of High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland between 1881 and 1885.3 He held the office of Viceroy of Ireland from February 1886 to August 1886.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 6 February 1886.3 He held the office of Governor-General of Canada between 1893 and 1898.3 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1895.3 He graduated from University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with a honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.).3 He graduated from Queen's University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, with a honorary Doctor of Laws (LL.D.).3 He was president of the Highland and Agricultural Society [Scotland] from 1901 to 1902.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland between 1905 and 1915.5 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1906.5 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1911.5 He held the office of Lord Rector of St. Andrews University between 1913 and 1916.5 He held the office of High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1915.5 He was created 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, of the counties of Aberdeen, Meath and Argyll [U.K.] on 4 January 1916.5 He was created 1st Earl of Haddo, co. Aberdeen [U.K.] on 4 January 1916.5 He wrote the book We Twa, published 1925.5 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the Royal Company of Archers (King's Bodyguard for Scotland).5 He wrote the book More Cracks with We Twa, published 1929.5 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 1st Highland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.5 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) by Aberdeen University, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.3 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.5

Children of John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair and Dame Isabel Maria Marjoribanks

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 18.
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 5. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XIII, page 209.
  6. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 11. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Mary Gordon1

F, #24719, b. 28 April 1844, d. 13 February 1914
Last Edited=20 Jun 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Lady Mary Gordon was born on 28 April 1844 at St. Leonards, Windsor, Berkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of George John James Hamilton-Gordon, 5th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Baillie.1 She married Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth, son of Henry Francis Hepburne-Scott, 7th Lord Polwarth and Lady Georgina Baillie, on 30 January 1863 at Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,3 She died on 13 February 1914 at age 69.4
      From 30 January 1863, her married name became Hepburne-Scott.4

Children of Lady Mary Gordon and Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 96. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  3. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, volume I, page 98.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3168. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth

M, #24720, b. 30 November 1838, d. 13 July 1920
Last Edited=7 Aug 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.1%
     Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth was born on 30 November 1838.1 He was the son of Henry Francis Hepburne-Scott, 7th Lord Polwarth and Lady Georgina Baillie. He married, firstly, Lady Mary Gordon, daughter of George John James Hamilton-Gordon, 5th Earl of Aberdeen and Lady Mary Baillie, on 30 January 1863 at Methlick, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.2,3 He married, secondly, Katherine Grisell Baillie, daughter of Rev. Hon. John Baillie and Cecilia Mary Hawkins, on 14 January 1915.4 He died on 13 July 1920 at age 81.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Polwarth [S., 1690] on 16 August 1867.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Roxburghshire.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for Roxburghshire.1 He was Captain of the Royal Company of Archers.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Berwickshire.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Selkirkshire between 1878 and 1920.1 He held the office of representative Scottish peer between 1882 and 1900.1

Children of Walter Hugh Hepburne-Scott, 8th Lord Polwarth and Lady Mary Gordon

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3168. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 10. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 98. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]